MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Memphis women’s basketball team will face Cincinnati on Wednesday, February 10 at 6:30 p.m. (CT) at the Elma Roane Fieldhouse. The matchup will be available on ESPN +. The Tigers led the series 35-22, defeating the Bearcats 61-52 in the Fifth Third Arena on January 20, 2021.
Memphis go into Wednesday’s matchup after losing 67-53 to ECU. Against the pirates, senior Dulcy Fankam Mendjiadeu got her seventh double-double this season with 20 points and 14 rebounds and more Air wilson A total of 10 assists in the season. She averages 7.1 assists per game, ranking second in the American Athletic Conference category and fourth in the nation.
The Tigers score an average of 61.8 points per game when 39.5 percent shoot from the field and 28.9 percent are behind the bow. Memphis shoots 71.3 percent off the free throw line and leads the AAC in the category.
A look at Cincinnati
Cincinnati fell to Tulane 61-59 in New Orleans on Sunday. Against the Green Wave, IImar’I Thomas scored 25 points and Caitlyn Wilson 20 points with six 3-pointers. Thomas recorded their 11th 20-point game of the season.
IImar’I Thomas has been named one of 30 candidates for the 2020-21 Senior CLASS Award, which is given annually to a basketball student who excels both on and off the pitch. It tops the AAC in three categories – points per game (22.2), field goal percentage (0.53) and free throw percentage (0.842).
The vision for Play4Kay came directly from coach Kay Yow. Through Play4Kay, she saw a vision to bring communities together and honor survivors in the fight against ALL cancers that affect women. It was basically a simple idea – take a game on your schedule and use it to raise funds for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. With the development of Play4Kay, the mechanisms for collecting donations have expanded, as have the initiatives. Schools across the country can find ways to Play4Kay on and near the basketball court.
The pick against Cincinnati at the Elma Roane Fieldhouse is scheduled for Wednesday 6:30 p.m., CT. A live broadcast on ESPN +, Audio stream on the Memphis Tiger Network and statistics about www.statbroadcast.com will all be available for Wednesday’s game. For more information on the Memphis women’s basketball team, visit the Tigers on social media at @MemphisWBB.